Meet the Team
It takes courage to take the first steps toward change. If you are ready to take that step we are here to support and empower you.
Shameria L. Glover, MA, MRC, LPC, LPCS-C
Shameria Glover completed her Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and then a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, at South Carolina State University. Shameria has over 8 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling, substance abuse, community-based services, behavior intervention and mental health services.
Shameria services adolescents, adults, families, and groups in the following areas:
Addictive behaviors and substance abuse issues
Anxiety, depression, anger, and grief
Conduct and oppositional defiant disorders
Psychotherapy and dual diagnose
Teen issues, peer pressure, and self-esteem
Criminal thinking and behavior
Parent/Child or partner relational problems.
Shameria uses a blend of cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, solution-focused, reality-based, and psychoeducation to individuals age 13 and up. Shameria's therapeutic approach is to provide support and counseling to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She works eclectically to suit the needs of individuals.
Dr. Michelle Priester
Dr. Priester holds a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling, a MS in Administration and Services and
a BA in Psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
Dr. Priester currently works at South Carolina State University as a Professor in Rehabilitation
Counseling. She is also the immediate past Chair of the Department of Human Services and Coordinator of the Rehabilitation Counseling program.
Dr. Priester was previously employed at the Delta Center in Cairo, IL as an Outpatient Director.
In this position she was responsible for the overall operations of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse treatment programs. While in this position she developed a Level II Outpatient Treatment program, managed a staff of 4 mental health counselors and 6 certified addiction counselors.
Prior to that she worked as a Counselor for Southern Illinois Regional Social Services serving both adult and adolescent populations with co-occurring disorders. She also worked as a substance abuse counselor at the Good Samaritan House where she provided individual and group counseling, supervised Case Managers, and facilitated in-service trainings.